UN Gen-Secretary’s Spokesperson tests Positive for COVID-19
UN Gen-Secretary’s Spokesperson tests Positive for COVID-19

United Nations: Stephane Dujarric, the spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, stated that he had tested positive for Covid-19 and would self-isolate in accordance with medical standards.

"I would want to let you know that I received a positive result on a COVID-19 PCR test earlier today as part of standard job testing. I'm in close communication with UN Medical Services, and I'll segregate according to medical protocol "In an email to UN reporters on Wednesday, Dujarric added. Dujarric stated that he was fully vaccinated and that he had had received a booster dose.

He intends to continue working from home despite his "very modest" symptoms. "The spokesperson's office will be open virtually until the end of this week out of an abundance of caution," he added. Dujarric sent another email to UN reporters later that day, stating that the Secretary-General will hold a virtual press stakeout on Thursday afternoon.

"The Secretary-General has shown no symptoms and tested negative today," the spokesman stated, adding that he began self-isolation one week ago after coming into touch with someone who tested positive.

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